As per our current Database, Herbert von Karajan has been died on Jul 16, 1989 (age 81).
When Herbert von Karajan die, Herbert von Karajan was 81 years old.
|Herbert von Karajan
|81 years old
|April 5, 1908 (Austria)
Herbert von Karajan’s zodiac sign is Aries. According to astrologers, the presence of Aries always marks the beginning of something energetic and turbulent. They are continuously looking for dynamic, speed and competition, always being the first in everything - from work to social gatherings. Thanks to its ruling planet Mars and the fact it belongs to the element of Fire (just like Leo and Sagittarius), Aries is one of the most active zodiac signs. It is in their nature to take action, sometimes before they think about it well.
Herbert von Karajan was born in the Year of the Monkey. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Monkey thrive on having fun. They’re energetic, upbeat, and good at listening but lack self-control. They like being active and stimulated and enjoy pleasing self before pleasing others. They’re heart-breakers, not good at long-term relationships, morals are weak. Compatible with Rat or Dragon.
Remembered best for his nearly four-decade career as the Conductor of the Berlin Philharmonic, von Karajan sold close to two hundred million recordings and won numerous honors, including the Austrian Medal for Science and Art; the Grand Merit Cross of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany; and the Ernst von Siemens Music Prize.
A piano Prodigy, he trained during his childhood years at Salzburg's Mozarteum and went on to study both piano and conducting at the Vienna Academy.
His membership in the Nazi Party (which he joined in 1933) resulted in his being banned from several post-World War II conducting positions.
He was born in Salzburg, Austria-Hungary, to a family of Greek and Slovene ancestry. On his maternal side, he was distantly related to Composer Hugo Wolf.
He and Seiji Ozawa both conducted major European orchestras.